Since 2007, Ascenta has been a member of 1% for the Planet, an alliance of businesses committed to creating a healthier planet. Along with 1,000 other members, we donate 1% of our sales each year to environmental organizations. 1% for the Planet is a powerful way for businesses to help create positive environmental change and promote further action through consumers and other companies. Ascenta was the first natural health products manufacturer to become a 1% for the Planet member! Learn more about 1% for the Planet and their supporters.

Through our 1% for the Planet membership we support local, national, and international environmental organizations. We’re proud to have developed relationships with the Nova Scotia Nature Trust, David Suzuki Foundation, Environmental Defence, and Heal The Bay.

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Our home province of Nova Scotia has a rich and diverse natural heritage. With less than 30% of the province’s land publicly owned, private landowners play a crucial role in protecting those places. The Nova Scotia Nature Trust is a non-governmental, charitable land conservation organization whose mission is to protect Nova Scotia’s outstanding natural legacy through land conservation. www.nsnt.ca

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Collaborating with Canadians from all walks of life, including government and business, the David Suzuki Foundation works to conserve our environment and create a sustainable Canada through science-based research, education, and policy work. The mission of the Foundation is to protect the diversity of nature and our quality of life, now and for the future. www.davidsuzuki.org

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Since 1984, Environmental Defence has been working to protect Canadians’ environment and human health. The organization challenges and inspires change in government, business, and people to ensure a greener, healthier, and prosperous life for all. Their vision? Creating a world Canadians are proud to pass on to their children. www.environmentaldefence.ca

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Making southern California’s coastal waters and watersheds healthy, safe, and clean has been Heal the Bay’s focus since 1985. Heal the Bay engages with Californians through community action programs and advocacy efforts, and encourages municipal, state, and federal government and regulatory agencies to take action. www.healthebay.org